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Friend in Venice Tours

Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
+39 338 919 6695
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Perfect morning in Venice

great insight away from the crowds with a wonderful tour guide Nadia and great company throughout... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simon p
Dolce Vita tour of Venice & a trip to Muranoi and Burano

Linda provided our group with 2 fantastic days by getting us to see the main sights but more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian poet of XII century)I am a tour leader. I visited many countries… not to find myself, tot o learn how to live. And from you, and all of those I met during my journeys I learned something.This is the reason why I love my job. For me it represents an opportunity to meet men and women from different places and with different cultures.
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Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
+39 338 919 6695

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Reviewed 1 week ago

great insight away from the crowds with a wonderful tour guide Nadia and great company throughout the morning - very relaxed and informative for first time visitors as well as for more seasoned visitors - highly recommended!

1  Thank Simon p
Reviewed 1 week ago

Linda provided our group with 2 fantastic days by getting us to see the main sights but more importantly getting us to some of the more unique and quieter parts of Venice. Her passion and knowledge of this city made it one of the highlights...More

Thank timcR1671KW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nadia, communicated to us before the trip asking if there were any special requirements or needs. She met us at our hotel punctually and spent about 30 minutes explaining the history of Venice and how it was built. Using a book (which I wish I...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were met at our hotel on the day of arrival by Giorgia for the Venice for Pleasure tour and she was an exceptional hostess. Pleasant, enthusiastic, has incredible knowledge of what we were looking at and explained in things in an easy to listen...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We contacted Nadia based on her positive reviews and her "off the beaten path" approach to touring Venice. We are a family of five (kids are young adults) and I wanted to make sure that we didn't continually bump into crowds everywhere we turned in...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are a family of 4 (two teenage boys). We made a 1.5-day stop in Venice before heading north for lake and mountain activities. I booked this tour based on the TA reviews and the appeal of the concept "friend in Venice," which is exactly...More

1  Thank Phil H
Reviewed July 12, 2017

My husband and I were fortunate enough to be put in contact with Linda Santin, a tour guide who works with the Friend in Venice Project. We have since said that it was the best money we spent on the trip! Private tour guides are...More

2  Thank Cathy W
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Really enjoyed this very personal and enjoyable tour of Venice with Vilma as our guide. Didn't want one of the big tour operators, and Friend in Venice was an excellent choice. Very personable, would modify for what you wanted to experience, got us away from...More

Thank Habgday
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour in Venice with Nadia! She was waiting for us when we arrived. She guided us off the beaten path and shared her beautiful city with us. We all enjoyed (husband, 16yr old daughter and 13 year old son) the historical...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed July 4, 2017

We were greeted by Nadia at our hotel with a map of the city and some history to start us out. Our tour was supposed to start on foot then end with a boat ride through the back canals, but because our tour started in...More

Thank higginsjc
Giudecca is a retreat for Venetians away from the
crowds. Symbolically, six metal teeth represent
Venice’s six sestieri (districts); the seventh,
Guidecca, points away from the others – part of
Dorsoduro, but separated by the Giudecca Canal.
Giudecca evolved from a center of shipyards and
factories to a quiet residential area with a
sprinkling of restaurants and bars. The majestic
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April 24, 2017|
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Response from Gabriele H | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do is to email them and ask this question.
Saima R
March 26, 2017|
Response from friendinvenice | Property representative |
could you send me an email thanks Nadia
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March 25, 2017|
Response from friendinvenice | Property representative |
please send me an email nadia danesin at Hotmail. com grazie
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